Accelerating the promise of ICPD25 in the Decade of Action and Delivery: Upholding Rights and Choices within Covid-19 Response and Recovery
Wednesday, 15 July 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Virtual (New Yorktime)
The event aims to reaffirm the contributions of the ICPD Programme of Action to the 2030 Agenda, and in this context to emphasize the critical importance and impact of UNFPA’s work in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and its contributions to the Decade of Action to deliver the SDGs by 2030. HLPF high level side event will showcase concrete ongoing efforts and innovative strategies for sustained progress on the three transformative results amidst the pandemic. With an emphasis on experiences and best practises, lessons learned and key partnerships,- UNFPA, Governments, Civil Society, and other partners-, will discuss what is needed to sustain progress, and to deliver a post-COVID-19 world of rights and choices, building back better with zero unmet need for family planning, zero preventable maternal death, and zero gender based violence and harmful practises by 2030.